The designated hitter returns to the Rangers' lineup after three games without it over the weekend at Houston. Michael Young will hold down DH duties in the opener against Seattle, and Mitch Moreland will be at first base in what has become the Rangers' standard lineup whenever a right-hander is on the mound.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Felix Hernandez: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Josh Hamilton, cf; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Michael Young, dh; David Murphy, lf; Nelson Cruz, rf; Mike Napoli, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b.
Mariners lineup vs. RHP Yu Darvish: Dustin Ackley, 2b; Michael Saunders, cf; Ichiro Suzuki, rf; Kyle Seager, 3b; Jesus Montero, dh; Justin Smoak, 1b; John Jaso, c; Mike Carp, lf; Brendan Ryan, ss.
-- Jeff Wilson